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Glossaries - Disabilities
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An A to Z glossary of disabilities

A rare metabolic disorder which affects 1 in 70,000 children which causes a problem with one of the chemical reactions in the body.

The condition is a form of dementia found in children who often do not reach adulthood.

Symptoms include speech and other developmental delays, ear infections or sinus infections, large head size, respiratory infections, ongoing diarrhoea, headaches, sleep problems and behaviour issues that can look like those caused by autism.

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